Music-Making Projector Lets Your Third Grade Teacher Rock Out

Overheard projectors were never the most glamorous educational technology - that first Smart Board was some Star Trek-type shit! - but they could be found in pretty much every classroom growing up. I wish they all would've played music like this one.

Blair Neal from New York said, "Oh yeah, Dirty Projectors? I see you and raise you one unit of literality", putting together this awesome hack that uses a camera and a laptop to convert a humdrum overhead projector into a neat music-making machine.

Notes are made by making dry erase marks on a regular old transparency, with different colours covering different octaves and a blue Expo triggering 808 drum samples. Let's see your Smart Board do that! [Make]

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